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Terms of Use

In using this website you are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions:

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and any Notice and any or all Agreements: "User", “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the terms and conditions. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the User and ourselves, or either the User or ourselves. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to the same.

1. Terms

By accessing this, you are agreeing to be bound by these website Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

2. Use License

Permission is granted to view and use data, and download graphs from the Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow's website for personal, non-commercial transitory use only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title. The data available within the Website are free to be used for educational, scientific or research purposes under the condition they are properly cited.

Under this license you must:

  • Cite the website and original publications appropriately in each publication that You use the data.

Under this license you may not:

  • Modify materials in a form that would alter the data presented;
  • use the materials for any commercial purpose;
  • attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow's website;
  • remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
  • transfer the materials to another person or "mirror" the materials on any other server.

This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format. Upon every use, the database and website from which data were extracted should be cited.

3. Privacy Statement

We are committed to protecting your privacy, see Privacy Policy. Authorized employees on a need to know basis only use any information collected from individual Users. We constantly review our systems and data to ensure the best possible service to our Users.

4. Confidentiality

Any information concerning the User and their respective User Records may be passed to third parties. However, User records are regarded as confidential and therefore will not be divulged to any third party, other than staff or if legally required to do so to the appropriate authorities.

We will not sell, share, or rent your personal information to any third party or use your e-mail address for unsolicited mail. Any emails sent by this website will only be in connection with the provision of agreed services and products.

5. Disclaimer

The materials on Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow's website are provided "as is". Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

6. Limitations

In no event shall Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow's Internet site, even if Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow or a Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

7. Revisions, Errata and No Advice

The materials appearing on Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow's website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete, or current. Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials. Nothing on this website should be considered as advice and your reliance on any information on this Website shall be your own responsibility.You hereby indemnify and hold Us harmless from any liability that may arise as a result of your use of this website or reliance on any content on the website.

8. Cookies

Like most interactive websites this website uses cookies to enable us to retrieve user details for each visit. Cookies are used in some areas of our site to enable the functionality of this area and ease of use for those people visiting. Some of our affiliate partners may also use cookies.

9. Links

The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user's own risk.

10. Site Terms of Use Modifications

Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow may revise these terms of use for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

11. Governing Law

Any claim relating to Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow's website shall be governed by the laws of the State of RHODE ISLAND without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. Accordingly, we have developed this Policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. The following outlines our privacy policy.
Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.

We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.

We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.

Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.


We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.

We will make readily available to Users information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.We will only post site updates and newsletters on social media.

Google Analytics
Aquarium Trade Data and Biodiversity Flow website and blog uses Google Analytics, a third-party web measurement and customization technology. Google Analytics places a small file on your computer, commonly called a "cookie," so that it can recognize your computer if you visit www.aquariumtradedata.org or subdomains in the future. Please review Google's privacy policy for additional information.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained.


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